Blogging from “Beyond” – Day Two

It's nearly bedtime on day two of the national conference for the Christian Camp and Conference Association, but I sure am awake and excited by all that's happening at Lake Buena Vista here in Orlando. Worship and Bible teaching from Eugene Cho kicked off the morning, as well as inspiring stories from camp professionals who … Continue reading Blogging from “Beyond” – Day Two

Blogging from “Beyond” – Day One

It’s here, my favorite week of the year! I'm in Orlando for the national conference for the Christian Camp and Conference Association, where camp people from across the world come together for inspiration, relaxation, learning, and community. What had been plain conference rooms with boring carpet just hours ago have been transformed into spots where people have … Continue reading Blogging from “Beyond” – Day One

Notes from the Northwoods Vol. 1

For the past year-plus, I've been writing Reflections posts on this site. Partly as an exercise in meeting my deadlines and writing honestly. Partly as an update to friends and family. Partly as a record for future Rebecca to remember these days of being slightly dazed and confused, living a life that's not always laid … Continue reading Notes from the Northwoods Vol. 1

Reflecting on Summer 2019

Every summer begins the same way - an overwhelming sense of excitement mixed with trepidation over how insanely busy summers tend to be. May, June, and July have been filled with early camp mornings, late wedding nights, and everything in between. This summer has been one of the best, even in the midst of sleep … Continue reading Reflecting on Summer 2019

Dear Summer Camp Staff. I see you, and you’ve got this.

Dear Summer Camp Staff. I see you. I've been you. Believe me, I understand what you're going through right now. I know that you're entering the mid-summer slump that plagues camps across the country. You've mastered staff training, you have a few weeks of camp under your belt, and the newness of camp has worn … Continue reading Dear Summer Camp Staff. I see you, and you’ve got this.